Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 22 - Self-Quiz - Page 372: 6


b. gametophyte; sporophyte

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The gametophyte generation of bryophytes are the dominant form. The gametophyte produces the gametes, the male and female sex cells. Male and female gametes must unite to form a zygote, which later becomes the sporophyte. The sporophyte is the asexual generation; sporophytes form spores, and the spores produce the gametes.
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